Lowell, Mass.-The University of Bridgeport men's soccer team suffered its second straight defeat on Saturday afternoon, as the Purple Knights lost a tough 1-0 non-conference road decision to the UMass Lowell River Hawks. Bridgeport is now 2-2-0 on the season, and UML picks ups its first win of 2010, as they are now 1-2-0.
After a scoreless first half, UMass Lowell's Mohammed Saeed would score the match's only goal when he tallied off an assist from Matheus Candido 5:24 into the second half.
The Purple Knights will conclude their three-game road trip on Wednesday afternoon at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Game time is 3:00 p.m. Bridgeport is next in action at home, next Saturday, Septemebr 18, when it hosts Queens (N.Y.) College in the East Coast Conference opener for both teams.